Rich Girard

Manchester Democrats Are Afraid of Rich Girard.

The Left likes to tell you who scares them. One of the signs or symptoms of this condition is hyperbolic imaginings. Organized into a systematic hit. Like those on display from Manchester Democrats directed at Board of School Committee member Rich Girard. It’s not just THAT they are accusing him of inappropriate communications with a …

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Manchester Mayor Joyce Craig

Mayor Craig, Please Put Parents and Teachers First, Not D.C. Bureaucrats

Mayor Joyce Craig responded to an article in the Manchester Union Leader saying, “in her mind, the points raised in Girard’s blog don’t raise any red flags.”  This was in response to School Board Member Rich Girard withdrawing support for Manchester Proud. “It’s a community-driven effort,” said Craig. “We’ve got residents, business leaders, colleges and universities who have …

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One Year Later – A Lack of H.O.P.E. In Manchester Schools

Finally, the Manchester School Committee’s “secret” meeting about secret dealings regarding spending on a program, not supervised or approved by the Committee, hit the public. Once again it took a pry bar for Manchester taxpayers to see where funding for another program, which looks suspiciously like the special interest of a single employee of the …

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Misleading Constitutional Amendments

This morning, after a slew of technical problems, I managed to get about six minutes of my new segment in with Rich Girard. We very quickly discussed the LSR submitted by Newmarket Democrat Ellen Read that I wrote about earlier today.  

Respecting the People who Pay The Bills

Rich Girard is running for a seat on the Manchester School Board. We talk about transparency and right to know, partnering with parents, respecting the people who pay the bills, and campaigning in the age of social media.  

Most Education Dollars go to Adults and not Children

We continue with School Board candidate Rich Girard on budgets, spending, direct to indirect labor costs, and how most of the tax-dollars in a given school budget are spent on the adults and not on the children.  

Why Aren’t The Public and the School Board in The Loop?

ICYMI – Part two of our interview with Rich Girard, who is running for the Manchester Board of School committee. We talk about how good education policy only comes from ensuring that parents and school boards are not just involved but informed so they can be educated participants in the process.